Homecoming Weekend 2013

Posted on September 27th, 2013 by

Pictured above is the first Homecoming Game played on the new Lloyd Hollingsworth Field at the Gustavus Football Stadium in 2007.

Pictured above is the first Homecoming Game played on the new Lloyd Hollingsworth Field at the Gustavus Football Stadium in 2007.

It’s Homecoming Weekend at Gustavus Adolphus College and that means reunions, athletic events, and other activities for current students and alumni. Several classes will be celebrating reunions on campus including the classes of 1973, 1978, 1983 and 1988. The Golden Gustie football team will be in search of its second win of the season when it hosts St. Olaf at 1:30 p.m. ¬†on Saturday at Hollingsworth Field. The College will formally install new Chaplains Siri Erickson and Brian Konkol at the 10:30 a.m. Homecoming Worship Service on Sunday. And the newly constructed Christ Chapel Memorial Garden will be officially dedicated at 11:30 a.m. on Sunday.

Here is a list of events for the weekend:

Friday, Sept. 27

  • 5 p.m. / Class of 1983 Sunset and Cocktails / Melva Lind Interpretive Center
  • 6 p.m. / Pep Fest / Lund Forum
  • 6:30 p.m. / Pizza-off / Lund Forum
  • 8:30 p.m. / Laser Light Show / Lund Arena
  • 10 p.m. / Laser Tag / Hollingsworth Field

Saturday, Sept. 28

  • 10 a.m. / Alumni Memorial Service / Christ Chapel
  • 11 a.m. / Alumni Choir Rehearsal / Christ Chapel
  • 11:30 a.m. / Tailgating / President’s House
  • 12 p.m. / Class of 1973 Lunch / The Dive
  • 12 p.m. / Homecoming All Gustie Lunch / Homecoming Tent (adjacent to Hollingsworth Field)
  • 1 p.m. / Women’s Soccer hosts College of St. Benedict / Soccer Field
  • 1:30 p.m. / Football hosts St. Olaf / Hollingsworth Field
  • 2 p.m. / Alumni Tunnel Tours / Start at Beck Academic Hall
  • 4 p.m. / Campus Tour / Meet at Admission Office
  • 4 p.m. / Sculpture Tour / Meet at Christ Chapel
  • 4 p.m. / Volleyball hosts Macalester / Lund Forum
  • 4-7 p.m. / Class of 1983 Pig Roast / Home of Mark Hanson
  • 5-9 p.m. / Class of 1993 Reunion / Alumni Hall
  • 5-10 p.m. / Class of 1978 Reunion / The Dive
  • 5:30-10 p.m. / Class of 1973 Reunion / Campus Banquet Rooms, C. Charles Jackson Campus Center
  • 5:30-10 p.m. / Class of 1988 Reunion / Campus Banquet Rooms, C. Charles Jackson Campus Center
  • 8:30-11 p.m. / Glow Rave / Homecoming Tent
  • 9 p.m. / Laser Tag / Hollingsworth Field

Sunday, Sept. 29

  • 9:30 a.m. / Class of 1993 Pancake Breakfast / Home of Barb Larson Taylor
  • 10:30 a.m. / Homecoming Worship Service, Installation of Chaplains, Bishop Jon Anderson Preaching, Alumni/Gustavus Choirs / Christ Chapel
  • 11:30 a.m. / Dedication of Christ Chapel Memorial Garden / East Side of Christ Chapel
  • 1:30 p.m. / Guest Artist Recital Featuring Nickolai Kilarov (cello) and Rebekah Richards (piano) / Bjorling Recital Hall

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